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Obamas host local pastor

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Rev. Dr. Randy B. Kelley and his wife, Gelaine, were guests of former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House Reception on Friday, December 9th. Dr. Kelley is pastor of Goodsell United Methodist Church in Lanett and Powell Chapel United Methodist Church in Lafayette.

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Kindergarten registration set

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The Chambers County School District will conduct kindergarten registration the week of March 5 – 9, 2018. Any child whose fifth birthday is on or before September second is entitled to admission. Parents or guardians must provide proof of residence within each child’s school attendance zone, which may include any two of the following: Property […]

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Book signing set

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A local writer is set to have a book signing here in LaFayette on Saturday February 24, 2018. “The Right Addiction” from Christian Faith Publishing author Pastor J. Burnett Jackson preaches about the need to devote oneself to the ministry of the Saints. As Pastor J. Burnett Jackson discovered after years of drug addiction, one […]

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Rampey promoted

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By Alton Mitchell One of the most well-known names in the LaFayette Police Department will be getting a new title soon following action by the LaFayette Police Committee on last week and approval by members of the LaFayette City Council. Lieutenant George Rampey was promoted to the rank of Captain on last week. The promotion […]

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Sheriff Lockhart pays visit

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Chambers County Sheriff Sid Lockhart and his wife Sharon, stopped by their friend Jake’s house to hand deliver a Valentine, candy and balloons. Sheriff Lockhart saw a Facebook post about Jake and decided to surprise him. He also invited Jake to the Sheriff’s Rodeo which is free for kids and adults with special needs and […]

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Zeta youth make blankets

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Auburn Zeta Youth makes blankets during their monthly meeting to be donated  to the Lee County Chapter of “Project Linus”. Youth members are from left to right Aubrey Holloway , Kaitlyn Owens, TaNala Welch, Brailyn Johnson, Cammy Smith and Kimora Avery. Project Linus is a National Non-Profit 100% Volunteer Organization that provides new, handmade, washable blankets to critically ill […]

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Man fatally shot in Opelika

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By Alton Mitchell Investigators in the city of Opelika are investigating the communities first homicide of 2018. An incident on Thursday evening turned deadly when a Tuskegee man was fatally shot on Edmon Avenue in the city of Opelika. However, as details emerge the shooting may prove to be justifable According to a release from […]

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LaFayette police answer 570 complaints

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The LaFayette Police Department investigated 7 traffic accidents resulting in no injuries during the month of January 2018. There were 570 complaints resulting in 40 arrests. Animal control picked up 11. 1-D.U.I. 2-Possession of marijuana 2-Possession of drug paraphernalia 6-Speeding 2-Rape 2nd 2-Sodomy 2nd 4-Failure to appear or pay 1-Reckless endangerment 2-Harassing communications 1-Harassment 1-Interfere […]

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LaFayette police arrest 15 in January

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Galvin Traylor – Reckless endangerment Shalonda Thomas – Interfere with child custody Cameron Johnson – Failure to appear or pay Erica Rayborn – D.U.I. Dennis Paige – Failure to appear or pay Steven Harrington – Criminal trespass Christy Nied – Domestic violence 3rd, possession of marijuana , possession of drug paraphernalia William Young – Criminal […]

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